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Bill Talcott

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in South Bend, IN, The United States



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Back in high school a friend of mine had loaned me The Tripods trilogy by John Christopher. The world John Christopher had created was fantastic. I couldn’t get enough. While other kids were in class I was either out in the park or in the basement of the school reading. I went on to read greats like Earth Abides by George R. Stewart and found myself hooked on books in the post apocalyptic and scifi genres

As I continued to read through the years I would find myself closing the book at the end of a chapter and giving a lot of thought about how I would proceed. Sometimes the author of the book and I were dead on but most times I found that I was just borrowing the writers characters and taking them on my own adventures. With the encouragement

It’s been years since I wrote my first story. I had done a lot of reading back then and just finished John Varley’s Millennium. I read the back cover where Mr. Varley went on to mention that he was living the dream, lucky to be writing for a living. Mr. Varley came across as some everyday guy I could run into at the gas station. Hell, he could be out mowing the lawn next door. I had read severa...

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The Mission (Remnants of the Past, volume 1) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: The Mission follows a group of mercenaries who believed they were taking a dying scientist to the planet Valdorion in search of a cure. Under advisement from Senator Tyrell and against his better judgment, the commander of the Undead agrees to take the youngest member of his mercenaries on the mission to the distant world. Mack gives fourteen year old Darkblood the task of protecting and transporting Victor Magnus, a scientist who is dying as a result of an accident in his lab. It is only when they reach Valdorion, the planet's only city, that Darkblood discovers the dark truth behind their mission.

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Ottilie Hey Bill, thanks for the friend request. Thank you and I agree when you put your story out there you really put yourself out there :)

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